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Museum, civic center to have holiday events this weekend

Saturday will be a day for holiday programs in New Albany with activities planned for the museum and civic center. Santa Claus will pay his annual visit to the Union County Heritage Museum this Saturday, Dec. 10, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for youngsters to give him their Christmas lists. There also will be […]

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Old Gazette building going down after 44 years

The old New Albany Gazette, as most people know it, on Carter Avenue will be gone this week. Built in 1972, the building was sold to Barnes Crossing Automotive earlier this year and will make way for more display area. The Gazette is now situated at 130 W. Bankhead St. in the former Hamilton Hardware […]

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Armed robber hits check store

Police are looking for an armed robber who took money from a local check for cash business. Chief Chris Robertson said the crime occurred at about 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at Money-N-Minutes, located at 102 Crystal Plaza Drive in New Albany. The suspect was a black male wearing a blue Jacket and red cap and armed […]

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Postponed Christmas parade set for Tuesday

The weather-delayed New Albany Christmas Parade is still on for next Tuesday, Dec. 13, even if in a scaled down form. The original and backup dates were both rained out, as were several parades throughout the area and has happened here before. But the unusually large number of comments from the public by phone and […]

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‘Sharing’ total reaches $8,127

Donations are beginning to come in for the 42nd annual Sharing at Christmas program that provides holiday help for families in need in Union County. Donations have reached $8,127 toward the goal of $15,000 for the program, sponsored by the New Albany Gazette with the help of many community volunteers. The program provides about 200 […]

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County Road 137 to close for bridge work

Union County Supervisor Dave Kitchens has announced that County Road 137 will be closed as of Dec. 15 for construction of a new bridge across the Tallahatchie River near Wilhite Creek and just west of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. Construction could take up to 75 working days, he said, although the work may well be […]

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BNA Bank opens mortgage center in former bus station

BNA Bank held a ribbon-cutting Wednesday for its new mortgage center housed in the renovated historic bus station. The bank acquired the building when it ceased to be used for bus service in the 1970s, allowing the county Red Cross chapter to have offices there as well as storing some bank records in part of […]

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BNA Bank declares dividend

BNA Bank President and CEO Bo Collins announced that the board of directors of BNA Bancshares, holding company of BNA Bank, has declared a cash dividend of $2.20 per Class A shares, and $2.42 per Class B shares. This represents the largest cash dividend ever paid by BNA Bank as earnings year to date (as […]

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Don’t cross that line

New Albany is the birthplace of William Faulkner, the home of an outstanding museum, sportsplex and park system and even ground zero for the renowned Latham Burger. But what are we best known for? “Oh, that’s the little town where they park in the middle of the street.” We have heard of people from as […]

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Scenes from Myrtle’s Christmas parade

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